Apprentice Transmission Linesperson

Four year apprentice program, Quality training and mentoring from industry experts, End the program as a dual qualified Linesperson.

About Us

Powerlink, and its predecessor companies have been helping to keep the lights on in Queensland for more than 50 years – powering the State’s economy and enriching lifestyles. Our people strategy is focused on balanced leadership, values diverse backgrounds and fosters a culture of inclusion.  Powerlink is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

We are currently seeking self-motivated individuals who are safety conscious to join us as a Transmission/Distribution Linesperson Apprentice.

The Opportunity

In this exciting four year program you will develop the core requirements of a dual qualified Linesperson through on the job training and work experience.  

You will complete trade studies to achieve a Certificate III as a Transmission Linesperson (UET30512) and a Distribution Linesperson (UET30612), which may give you the opportunity to apply for a full time role as a Transmission/Distribution Linesperson upon completion of the program.

During the apprenticeship you will work under the direct supervision of qualified tradespersons to provide safe, efficient and cost effective services.  Services include construction, maintenance and repair of overhead Transmission Lines on wood, steel and concrete structures up to 330kV by using de-energised line techniques.

About you

  • A Senior Certificate, Year 12 or equivalent, with a pass in Maths A or above, English and Technical studies (desirable)
  • An open or provisional manual driver's license (mandatory)
  • Strong verbal reasoning, numerical reasoning, and fault finding skills
  • A proven track record in being adaptable and able to work cooperatively as part of a team
  • An interest in working in a technical and field environments, and
  • Experience in undertaking physically demanding work at heights in an outdoor environment.

Why Powerlink

  • Four year apprentice program
  • Quality training and mentoring from industry experts
  • End the program as a dual qualified Linesperson

Applications close at 11:55pm Sunday 17 November.

At Powerlink we are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.  If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

12/11/2019 $0 Brisbane 1 Mining, Resources & Energy
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